EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > E - Grasslands and lands dominated by forbs, mosses or lichens > E5 - Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb stands

Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb stands

English name: Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb stands

Description (English)

Stands of tall herbs or ferns, occuring on disused urban or agricultural land, by watercourses, at the edge of woods, or invading pastures. Stands of shorter herbs forming a distinct zone (seam) at the edge of woods.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E5

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.4. Transitional woodland shrub n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 C Tall herb and fern overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.3.3 Mégaphorbiée marécageuse narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.1 Lisières herbacées (ourlets) narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 7.1.8 Reposoir à bétail de basse altitude narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.2 Mégaphorbiaies, coupes forestières narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 7.1.1 Endroit piétiné humide overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 7.1.7 Reposoir à bétail subalpins et alpins overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E5 Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb stands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E5 Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E5 Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E5 Woodland fringes and clearings and tall forb habitats same
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